INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
13 Nov 2009 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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On 20 January 2011, the European Commission decided to terminate the countervailing investigation without duties.
On December 22, 2009 the European Commission initiated CVD investigations concerning imports of of purified terephthalic acid and its salts of a purity by weight of 99.5% or more originating in Thailand. The investigation was opened following a complaint lodged on November 13, 2009 by BP Aromatics Limited NV and CEPSA Quimica S.A.. 

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
2917 Polycarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291711 Oxalic acid, its salts and esters
291712 Adipic acid, its salts and esters
291713 Azelaic acid, sebacic acid, their salts and esters
291714 Maleic anhydride
291719 Other
291720 Cyclanic, cyclenic or cycloterpenic polycarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides, peroxyacids and their derivatives
291732 Dioctyl orthophthalates
291733 Dinonyl or didecyl orthophthalates
291734 Other esters of orthophthalic acid
291735 Phthalic anhydride
291736 Terephthalic acid and its salts
291737 Dimethyl terephthalate
291739 Other

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